Featured stories about War & Conflict
Stories about War & Conflict
22 April 2017
"I want to transfer the chance I got to my little sisters in Nepal. I want to help them learn what I learned and reach where I am today."
21 April 2017
Russian animator Alexey Yurevich has produced his own version of Rudy Mancuso’s 2016 viral hit, “Racist Glasses,” using the same premise with a uniquely Russian spin.
"Where in the world are student protests crushed with such force & brutality, pellets & tear gas shells rain today many got injured"
"The victims of #veldhiv have been pulled from eternal rest to serve as a tool in the electoral plot of infamous politicians without brains or morals."
20 April 2017
Kashmiris see more cuts to basic communications services, a Japanese artist gets fined for her 3D vagina art, and Thailand tells Facebookers to "unfollow" state critics.
17 April 2017
‘Children Were Dying Everywhere': A Syrian Videographer Recounts the Al Rashideen Explosion That Killed Over 100
Abd Alkader Habak appears in a photo that was widely shared on social media in which he is running with an injured child in his arms. Here is what happened.
16 April 2017
The rules of the game may be on the brink of changing in Turkey, in a way that could disproportionately favour the strongest player.
Chechnya's farms have fallen fallow as villagers enthusiastically swap the hard work and abundance of the countryside for occasional labour and handouts in the city.
14 April 2017
"Why would we want Gibraltar, if we can't already exit a roundabout driving on the right imagine us on the opposite side!!!"
12 April 2017
Melbourne University’s Ian Potter Museum of Art is currently hosting an exhibition that focuses on saving what remains of Syria's ancient history.
10 April 2017
Colorized Photos Show Epic Battle Between American and Japanese Forces in Okinawa During World War II
On the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa, a Japanese researcher has made Twitter posts featuring archival photos of the battle that have been colorized using a software tool.
"As the war intensifies, and the number of armed groups and their influence in Iraq grows, the pressure on Iraqi journalists will increase.”
9 April 2017
"...I would just like to spare a thought for all the families who know that they paid a price in spilled blood for the country..."
7 April 2017
‘Security Without War’ Campaign Opposes Militarization in Mexico Because ‘Bullets Are Killing Us, Not Drugs’
"The army and the police are not interchangeable. The military forces are trained to use force against an armed enemy and defeat it."
5 April 2017
Authorities have withheld or complicated the issuing of death certificates, school diplomas and passports as punishment to Syrians who don't walk the regime line.
4 April 2017
In the month of March, Zakhar Prilepin and Vsevolod Chaplin treated Russian Internet users to some extraordinary displays of what they'd no doubt call patriotism.
31 March 2017
Southeast Asia is a region where U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War led to the expansion of the CIA’s paramilitary operations in Laos and Cambodia.
28 March 2017
"From Tuesday, Georgian nationals may visit Europe’s vast borderless Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 day period."
As one of the world's largest weapons dealers, the UK routinely sells to countries with abysmal human rights records. It is now seeking to outlaw boycotts on Israeli settlement products.